Entrepreneurship Panel

Come to learn about the ins and outs of entrepreneurship from MIT alumni entrepreneurs! Panelists will address the issues related to startup launching, including VC rounds, patent applications, acquisitions, etc, as well as the transition from academia to entrepreneurship. We will also discuss MIT resources related to entrepreneurship. Dinner will be provided after the talk. 


  • Dale Fried: CEO of 3DEO; MIT PhD in Nuclear Engineering
  • Ali Furkin Akin: Co-founder PoolText; MIT MBA
  • Maureen Boyce: Co-founder and Director Good Growth Capital; MIT PhD in Ocean System Management
  • Reinaldo Normand: Sloan Entrepreneur-In-Residence; Co-Founder of INNOVATION
  • Leila Pirjaji: Founder and CEO of ReviveMed; MIT PhD in Biological Engineering
  • Sasha Huang: Founder and CEO of AquaFresco; MIT PhD in Material Science and Engineering
  • Tod Woolf: Technology Licensing Officer, Technology Licensing Office


See the VIDEO of the panel sesion at YouTube.

Sponsored by the Graduate Student Council, the Office of the Vice President for Research, and the MIT Global Education & Career Development.